Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $7,940,653
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 3.96%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $3,853,137
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 2.59%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.49
  • Total Contract Value: $24,956,338
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,239,085
  • Position Ranking: 10/161 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,956,338
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 225
  • College: Ohio State
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2016 Draft, Round 1, #4 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2020, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Ezekiel Elliott signed a four year contract with the Cowboys worth $25.956 million. Elliott received a $16.35 million signing bonus. The entire contract is guaranteed.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201621$450,000$4,087,516$450,000$4,537,5162.9%
201722$1,584,379$4,087,516$1,584,379$5,112,7023.1%
201823$2,718,758$4,087,516$2,718,758$6,806,2743.8%
2019 📝
May 2: deadline to exercise fifth year option
24$3,853,137$4,087,516$3,853,137$7,940,6534.2%
Total$8,606,274$16,350,064$8,606,274$24,397,145
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Career Earnings: $20,544,008
Career APY: $6,848,003
Potential Earnings: $24,397,145
Total Guarantees: $24,956,338
Largest Cash Payment: $16,800,064 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,940,653 (2019)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
CowboysDraftedActive20164$24,956,338$6,239,085$24,956,338$20,544,00882.3%$6,848,003
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys3$20,544,008$6,848,003$16,456,4920.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2016Cowboys$450,000$4,087,516$450,000$4,537,5162.9%$16,800,064
2017Cowboys$1,584,379$4,087,516$1,584,379$5,112,7023.1%$1,025,186
2018Cowboys$2,718,758$4,087,516$2,718,758$6,806,2743.8%$2,718,758
2019Cowboys$3,853,137$4,087,516$3,853,137$7,940,6534.2%$3,853,137
Total$8,606,274$16,350,064$8,606,274$24,397,145$24,397,145

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
OffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20161567.3%1.4%32216315.1153236311.3151
20171055.3%0.5%2158804.172323110.0211
20181582.8%1.2%30414344.76775677.4361

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average